Tag Archives: Civil Rights

16 Feb

I don’t understand what “post-racial” means. Yes, I can look up the definition, but that still will never reconcile for me the compound “post” and “racial”. Shouldn’t it be “post-racism” since that’s essentially what it means? What does “after” and “racial” mean? What ever post-racial is supposed to mean, I know for sure that we

07 Feb

When I was nineteen, I was walking out of Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn on a sunny summer afternoon. Two policemen, with nothing to do, saw me, approached, and slammed me up against a wall of a building. Immediately I was terrified, confused, and it didn’t take long before I was crying (I’m not afraid

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